Seminars 2022-2023

National and Kapodristrian University of Athens

Department of Chemistry

Seminars 2022-2023



  • Monday November 14th, 10:00 a.m.
    «Metalloporphyrin pedestals and NHC molecular porters on planar, solid surfaces»
    Dr. Anthoula Chrysa Papageorgiou Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, NKUA

  • Monday November 21st, 10:00 a.m.
    «Chemistry wants U»
    Dr. Nikos Tsoureas Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, NKUA

  • Monday November 28th, 10:00 a.m
    Dr. Vasilios Raptis
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute. NHRF

  • Friday December 2nd, 4:00 p.m. (online)
    «Beyond conventional ultrasound: imaging of mechanical properties and inducing treatment in cancer and neurological applications»
    Dr. Elisa E. Konofagou Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, USA

  • Monday December 19th, 10:00 a.m
    «Applications of predictive microbiology to assess the safety, quality and processing of food products»
    Dr. Vasillis Valdramidis
    Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, NKUA

  • Monday January 16th, 10:00 a.m
    «Laser micro/nano processing for functional surfaces and devices»
    Dr. Maria Kandyla Senior Researcher, Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute. NHRF
  • Monday January 23rd, 10:00 a.m
    Chryssanthi Kontogiorgi, M.Sc. Chemical Engineer, Head of Environmental Sector at Piraeus Port Authority



  • Monday February 20th, 10:00 a.m. (online)
    « Development of novel organic photosensitizers for applications triggered by UV and visible light»
    Dr. Konstantina  Fylaktakidou Professor, Department of Chemistry, AUTH

  • Monday March 13th, 10:00 a.m. (online)
    «Understanding the human immune system through a hostile virus; the case of HIV»
    Dr. Constantinos Petrovas Senior Researcher, Institute of Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Lausanne University Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • ·Monday March 20th, 10:00 a.m.
    «Metal complexation in various environmental matrices. Implication of organic matter»
    Dr. Sotiris KaravoltsosAssistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, NKUA

  • Monday March 27th, 10:00 a.m.
    «Structure-property relations of cereal fibers and implications for food product developmentStructure-property relations of cereal fibers and implications for food product development»
    Dr. Costas Biliaderis Emeritus Professor, School of Agriculture, AUTh

  • Monday May 15th, 10:00 a.m.
    «Carbon nanostructures decorated with functional hyperbranched polymers with enhanced antibacterial properties»
    Dr. Oreozili Sideratou Director of Research, INN, NCSR “Demokritos”.

  • Monday May 22nd, 10:00 a.m. (online)
    «Food chemistry and structure formation»
    Dr. Ourania Gouseti Associate Professor, Department of Food Science, University of Copenhagen

  • Monday May 29th, 10:00 a.m.
    Dr. Georgios  Kyriakou Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Engineering School of the University of Patras

  • Monday June 19th, 10:00 a.m.
    “Decrypting the biology and regulatory role of the first noncoding RNA”
    Dr. Constantinos Stathopoulos School of Medicine, University of Patras


Seminar Regular Time: Monday at 10:00 a.m.

 Onsite: A2 Seminar Room, E Wing, 2nd floor, Department of Chemistry, Panepistimiopolis ZografouOnline via Webex platform:

Meeting number: 2731 888 3184  Password: 2022

Seminars 2019-2020

National and Kapodristrian University of Athens

Department of Chemistry

Seminars 2019-2020


  • Thursday November 7th 2019 14:00
    Discovery and applications of cyclic peptides in drug design and agriculture
    Professor Prof. David Craik, University of Queensland, Australia
    (Organic Chemistry Laboratory Classroom)

  • Friday November 29th 15:00
    Designing Novel Carotenoids for Improved Antioxidant Activity and Conducting Organic Molecular Wires
    Professor Sangho KooDepartment of Chemistry; Department of Energy Science and Technology Myongji University, Yongin, Korea
  • Thursday January 16th, 11:00
    «Sandwiches, Hot-Dogs and Small Molecule Activation »
    Nikolaos Tsoureas Senior Research Assistant, University of Sussex.

  • Thursday February 13th, 11:00 (Canceled)
    «Discovery of novel sulfonamide-based 5-arylidenerhodanines as effective carbonic anhydrase (II) inhibitors: microwave-assisted and ultrasound-assisted one-pot four-component synthesis, molecular docking, and anti-CA II screening studies»
    Dr. Arif Mermer Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Istanbul University of Health Sciences

  • Thursday February 20th, 11:00
    «Quo Vadis Coatings»
    Dr. Evripidis Tsaousoglou, Technical Manager at Wilckens Paints Factory S.A.

  • Thursday February 27th, 11:00
    “Acrylamide formation in 3 potato cultivars fertilised under organic conditions and fried in extra virgin olive oil, soybean oil and corn oil. Correlation with macromolecular structure of starch. Glycaemic index estimation. Effect of SNRK1, GCN2 genes in acrylamide formation in Spunta και Lady Rosetta potato cultivars»
    Theodoros Varzakas, Professor, Science and Food Technology Department, University of Peloponnese

  • Thursday March 5th, 11:00
    Dr. Vassilis Mamalouka, Director at Environmental Protection Engineering S.A.

  • Thursday March 12th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Chemistry & the Pharmaceutical Industry»
    Dr. Spiros Papakostas, Director, Jerusalem Pharmaceuticals Group of Companies.

  • Thursday March 19th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Poisson Arrows, Explosives and Sweet Vitriol: From Tragedy to Therapy»
    Prof. Athanassios Giannis, PhD, MD. Professor, Institute for Organic Chemistry, University of Leipzig.

  • Thursday March 26th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Assessing Palaeoclimatic Archives via laser plasma Microspectrometry»
    Dimitrios Anglos, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete and Researcher at Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, FORTH

  • Thursday April 2nd, 11:00 –> Postponed
    Oreozili Sideratou, Director of Research, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, NCSR “Demokritos”.

  • Thursday April 9th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Natural products as a source of inspiration for the development of new synthetic methodologies»
    Alexandros Zografos, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

  • Thursday April 30th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    “Organic Synthesis in Chemical Industry”
    Dr. Petros Gizis (probable), R&D representative of Pharmaten, Thessaloniki.

  • Thursday May 7th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Discovery of novel therapeutic targets for Parkinson’s Disease through the investigation of cellular mechanisms of secretion and degradation»
    Evangelia Emmanouilidou, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

  • Thursday May 14th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    « Next Generation Organic Semiconductors for Organic Electronic Applications »
    Vasilis Gregoriou, Ph.D., Director and Chairman of the Board, National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)

  • Thursday May 21st, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Emerging Environmental Contaminants and Public Health: the Importance of the Exposome.»
    Vasilis Vasiliou, Ph.D. Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology, Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Yale School of Public Health / Yale School of Medicine

  • Thursday May 28th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    Giorgos Patrinos, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras, Regular Member and National Representative, European Medicines Agency, CHMP-Pharmacogenomics Working Party, Amsterdam, Holland.


A2 Seminar Room, E Wing, 2nd floor, Chemistry Department, Panepistimiopolis

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